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A Dictionary of the Bible W.R.F. Browning

A Dictionary of the Bible par W.R.F. Browning

A Dictionary of the Bible W.R.F. Browning


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Résumé

This is a dictionary of the Bible with over 2,000 entries. Clear explanations of technical terms, methods of interpretation, and critical analysis, as well as notes on leading biblical scholars and their contributions. Broad coverage includes the books of the Bible, people and places, customs, religions and worship, history and theology.

A Dictionary of the Bible Résumé

A Dictionary of the Bible W.R.F. Browning

This is the most authoritative, accessible, and up-to-date dictionary of the Bible available in paperback. As well as providing helpful information about important places and personalities, it is particularly concerned to expound the themes and doctrines of the Bible and to indicate their status in the light of modern scholarship. With entries ranging from earthquakes,and mice to feminism,and the Dead Sea Scrolls, the dictionary is a lively and absorbing reference work for all readers of the Bible. Over 2,000 entries from Adam to Zechariah Clear explanations of technical terms, methods of interpretation, and critical analysis, as well as notes on leading biblical scholars and their contributions Broad coverage includes the books of the Bible, people and places, customs, religions and worship, history, and theology Takes into account the work of Christian scholars of all denominations and Jewish scholars 'characteristic qualities of lucidity, conciseness and objectivity ...There are some masterly compressions. To write a history of God in 900 words, and to make it both interesting and significant, requires considerable skill.' John Habgood, THES 'Should send you scurrying to the Good Book if you don't have it to hand already. Theology, history, textual criticism, names and place-names in both Testaments, it's all there.' Nicholas Bagnall, Sunday Telegraph 'ideal for the vicar, the curate, the Readers and all other interested people.' Canon John Fenton, Door

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characteristic qualities of lucidity, conciseness and objectivity John Habgood, THES Should send you scurrying to the Good Book if you don't have it to hand already. Nicholas Bagnall, Sunday Telegraph

Sommaire

INTRODUCTION; ABBREVIATIONS; BOOKS OF THE BIBLE; DICTIONARY; MEASURE, WEIGHTS, AND VALUES; IMPORTANT DATES IN BIBLICAL HISTORY; SELECT BIBLIOGRAPHY; MAPS - 1. ISRAEL AND CANAAN: JOSHUA TO SAMUEL AND SAUL, 2. THE NEAR EAST IN THE TIME OF THE ASSYRIAN EMPIRE, 3. PALESTINE UNDER THE HERODS, 4. THE BACKGROUND OF THE NEW TESTAMENT: ROME AND THE EAST (INCLUDING PAUL'S JOURNEYS)

Informations supplémentaires

GOR001878364
9780192800602
0192800604
A Dictionary of the Bible W.R.F. Browning
Occasion - Très bon état
Broché
Oxford University Press
19971009
428
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